Indian get up comic Vir Das has cone once more made the nation proud as he received the Emmy Awards 2023 within the distinctive comedy particular class. The 44-year-old was nominated for Vir Das: Touchdown, streaming on Netflix. Das shared the award with ‘Derry Ladies – Season 3. Emmy Awards, one of the crucial prestigious awards ceremonies on this planet was held in New York Metropolis. This time two Indian sequence on the OTT platform are nominated within the Worldwide Emmy Awards 2023. On this, actress Shefali Shah’s Delhi Crime Season 2 and Veer Das’s comedy particular Veer Das: Touchdown are nominated. Nevertheless, Shefali Shah couldn’t bag the ward. She misplaced the Greatest Actor award to Mexican actor Karla Souza, who received the award for the sequence La Caida.
On this Netflix particular, Veer Das: Touchdown, the comic talked in regards to the intersection between Indian and American cultures however by way of the lens of politics.
Earlier whereas speaking about his nomination, Vir Das mentioned that he thinks there’s a distinctive emptiness on this planet for a worldwide comedy voice exterior India. “If an American comedian can take me to Ohio or the place you grew up, why cannot I take you to Mumbai or Delhi? Comedy has emerged as a separate style, in such a state of affairs it will likely be a giant factor to put it on the market and take the comedian ahead,” mentioned Vir Das.
This 12 months about 56 candidates from over 20 nations had been nominated for the Emmys. This not solely highlighted the worldwide attain but additionally talks in regards to the influence of the Worldwide Emmy Awards. On the Indian entrance, Vir Das was nominated together with fellow Indian nominees akin to Shefali Shah and Jim Sarbh for Delhi Crime Season 2 and Rocket Boys. Whereas Shah misplaced to Karla Souza for La Caida, Jim misplaced to Martin Freeman for The Responder.